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Rick Rude

Wrestler

Born on December 7, 1958.
Died at the age of 40 on April 20, 1999.
Cause of Death: Overdose from mixed medications.

Rick Rude
He has been dead for 25 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 65 years old.

People who died in 1999.
Famous people who died from a drug overdose.
Famous wrestlers who died young.

Which generation did Rick Rude belong to?

Rick Rude was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was his real name?

His real name was Richard Erwin Rood.

What was he known for?

He performed in the WWF (1987–1990) and WCW (1991–1994).

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "Ravishing" Rick Rude.

Which star sign was Rick Rude?

He had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 6.

How tall was he?

Rick Rude was around 6 ft 3 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 191 cm.

This means that he was a lot taller than the average American man. In other words, he was so tall that he would have stood out in crowds.
However, because he was a professional wrestler, he might haved seemed relatively average while he was standing in the ring.
This is because many of his opponents were also large!

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 3 inches.

How old would Rick Rude be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 65 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 25 years and 2 months ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Sunday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did Rick Rude die?

He died in April 1999, which was over 25 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, and started a family by now.
  • Since Rick Rude's death in 1999, roughly six FIFA World Cups and seven US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 1999, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Coldplay, Vladimir Putin, Shakira, Hugh Jackman, and Russell Crowe.

Other people who died around April 20, 1999

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Rick Rude.

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas

Actress Deceased
Died on Dec 23, 1998, at the age of 30.
Star Sign: Libra

Big L

Big L

Rapper Deceased
Died on Feb 15, 1999, at the age of 24.
Star Sign: Gemini

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick

Film director Deceased
Died on Mar 7, 1999, at the age of 70.
Star Sign: Leo

Joe DiMaggio

Joe DiMaggio

Baseball player Deceased
Died on Mar 8, 1999, at the age of 84.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Jill Dando

Jill Dando

TV presenter Deceased
Died on Apr 26, 1999, at the age of 37.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Dana Plato

Dana Plato

Actress Deceased
Died on May 8, 1999, at the age of 34.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Owen Hart

Owen Hart

Canadian wrestler Deceased
Died on May 23, 1999, at the age of 34.
Star Sign: Taurus

Fred Trump

Fred Trump

Real-estate developer Deceased
Died on Jun 25, 1999, at the age of 93.
Star Sign: Libra

John F. Kennedy Jr.

John F. Kennedy Jr.

American lawyer Deceased
Died on Jul 16, 1999, at the age of 38.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

People who are the same height as Rick Rude

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Yaki Kadafi

Yaki Kadafi

Rapper Deceased
Born on October 9, 1977
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith

Actor Deceased
Born on May 11, 1982
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Activist Deceased
Born on May 19, 1925
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno

Actor
Born on November 9, 1951
Height: 1.96m / 6 ft 5 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Adam West

Adam West

Actor Deceased
Born on September 19, 1928
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

US Supreme Court justice Deceased
Born on July 2, 1908
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim

Singer Deceased
Born on April 12, 1932
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

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